I'm a cisgender white male.
But I'm not a coder, not in the classical sense of the term
So I feel the entitlement of the white male coder vividly that this article describes
I published a new post of mine in my brand new personal static indie blog
The title is: "Self publishing of scientific datasets"
Here it is
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"The #dharma is not a belief by which you will be miraculously saved. It is a method to be investigated and tried out. It starts by facing up to the primacy of anguish, then proceeds to apply a set of practices to understand the human dilemma and work toward a resolution." - #StephenBatchelor
Key word: work
This is most of why I say I do dharma practice & not "I'm a #Buddhist." I'm not accepting claims; I'm testing methods. If any prove efficient, I use them to do work.
software can be free software without being GNU software
"Dear straight people: please shut up about the Pride Parade" https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-dear-straight-people-please-shut-up-about-the-pride-parade/
Telling people to calm down is shitty, ugly behavior. Spread the word.
I'll go to the small shop at the corner, I'l buy some mozzarella cheese for dinner
I'd devolve a donation through liberapay of course
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This Twitter user is organizing protests in every ICE detention center in the country this July 1st. Please boost!
ICE centers listing: https://www.ice.gov/detention-facilities
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Google's diversity numbers are still dismal https://www.wired.com/story/googles-employee-diversity-numbers-havent-really-improved/ I don't even know what people truly expect. Nothing is going to change in any significant way. The ruling class likes things the way they are. This is just theater.
Definitely trimming my follow list a bit tonight.
At the end of the day, I'm grateful when people show me where they stand. It makes what I have to do so much easier.
A lot of people like to pretend they care about diversity and fairness, but the real always comes out in the end.
I often show them mastodon and invite them over
but they treat this thing of mine as a fixation, an oddness on my side
they couldn't care less about centralization, federation, freedom and social responsibility
They fight with the most basic rule first: be happy
The name I gave to that list is extremely appropriate
the tradeoff is only mine
The choice if an online service serves me or not r if the tradeoff is acceptbale is mine and mine only
I'm having a whole lotta fun !
I love being light, lighthearted
and even if I never met none of them, I'm getting affectionate
I forgot: I saw them on line, of course
So now every day I am interacting with these young and not so young gay men
Some are living abroad, some are southerners like me
I am bringing in those interactions a level of intimacy I never brought anywhere else
yes. On twitter
when I saw some guys on a beach with an inflatable horse with a rainbow patterned mane
They are partners in life, roughly 10 years younger than I am and they moved me
They were living their relationship with a level of freedom that I never conceded to myself, especially whan I was younger
So I made a list named "role models" and I put them in that list
of course in a short time the list has grown a lot
I was struck by an argument made by a non binarry person about mastodon and gargron
They said that although Twitter is evil, it still protects them is some ways more than mastodon does
So I'll make my admission here, right now
In these days I am using twitter A LOT
I am interacting with people I never interacted with
it all started...
Github and Gitlab provide integration and experience to people
so git might be free but to whom's freedom does it cater to ?
git is terribly hard to use.
there are web sites collecting oes about the git manual pages.
the consequence is Github